Stepan Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:SCL)

$96.32
-0.46 (-0.48 %)
(As of 09/23/2019 07:52 AM ET)
Today's Range
$95.77
Now: $96.32
$97.67
50-Day Range
$91.52
MA: $95.41
$99.42
52-Week Range
$69.17
Now: $96.32
$101.84
Volume252,613 shs
Average Volume85,878 shs
Market Capitalization$2.17 billion
P/E Ratio19.74
Dividend Yield1.03%
Beta1.3
Stepan Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells specialty and intermediate chemicals to other manufacturers for use in various end products in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The company operates through three segments: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. The Surfactants segment offers surfactants that are used as principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, including detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, and floors and walls, as well as shampoos and body washes; and other applications, such as fabric softeners, germicidal quaternary compounds, and lubricating ingredients. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Soap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP85858610
Phone847-446-7500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.99 billion
Cash Flow$8.6154 per share
Book Value$34.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$112.76 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,250
Market Cap$2.17 billion
Next Earnings Date10/23/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Stepan (NYSE:SCL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Stepan's stock symbol?

Stepan trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SCL."

How often does Stepan pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Stepan?

Stepan declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, August 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, September 13th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 29th. View Stepan's Dividend History.

How were Stepan's earnings last quarter?

Stepan (NYSE:SCL) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 24th. The basic materials company reported $1.50 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.31 by $0.19. The basic materials company had revenue of $473 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $519.20 million. Stepan had a return on equity of 14.19% and a net margin of 5.39%. The company's revenue was down 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.38 earnings per share. View Stepan's Earnings History.

When is Stepan's next earnings date?

Stepan is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Stepan.

What price target have analysts set for SCL?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Stepan's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate Stepan's stock price to reach $46.1667 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 52.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Stepan.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Stepan?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Stepan in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Stepan.

Has Stepan been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SCL stock has been trending somewhat negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Stepan earned a news sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Stepan.

Who are some of Stepan's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Stepan own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Stepan investors own include Visa (V), Ross Stores (ROST), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), salesforce.com (CRM), CVS Health (CVS), NVIDIA (NVDA), PepsiCo (PEP), Starbucks (SBUX), Zions Bancorporation NA (ZION) and A. O. Smith (AOS).

Who are Stepan's key executives?

Stepan's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. F. Quinn Stepan Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Arthur W. Mergner, VP of Supply Chain (Age 55)
  • Mr. Scott R. Behrens, VP & GM of Surfactants (Age 49)
  • Ms. Jennifer Ansbro Hale, Consultant (Age 57)
  • Mr. Luis E. Rojo, VP & CFO (Age 46)

Who are Stepan's major shareholders?

Stepan's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.39%), BlackRock Inc. (13.39%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.12%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.78%), Northern Trust Corp (1.58%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.47%). Company insiders that own Stepan stock include Arthur W Mergner, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Frank Pacholec, Gregory E Lawton, Gregory Servatius, Jennifer Ansbro Hale, Luis Rojo, Robert Victor Slone, Scott R Behrens and Sean Thomas Moriarty. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Stepan.

Which institutional investors are selling Stepan stock?

SCL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Panagora Asset Management Inc., Foundry Partners LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Vanguard Group Inc. and Jefferies Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Stepan company stock in the last year include Arthur W Mergner, Debra Stefaniak, Edward J Wehmer, F Quinn Stepan Jr, Frank Pacholec, Gregory E Lawton, Robert Victor Slone, Scott R Behrens and Sean Thomas Moriarty. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stepan.

Which institutional investors are buying Stepan stock?

SCL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Northern Trust Corp, Hennessy Advisors Inc., BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc. and Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stepan.

How do I buy shares of Stepan?

Shares of SCL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Stepan's stock price today?

One share of SCL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $96.32.

How big of a company is Stepan?

Stepan has a market capitalization of $2.17 billion and generates $1.99 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $112.76 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.88 on an earnings per share basis. Stepan employs 2,250 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Stepan.

What is Stepan's official website?

The official website for Stepan is http://www.stepan.com/.

How can I contact Stepan?

Stepan's mailing address is Edens and Winnetka Road, Northfield IL, 60093. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 847-446-7500 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Stepan (NYSE SCL)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  206 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  289 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  495
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Stepan and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SCL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SCL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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